The pancreas is a long narrow gland, which is part of both the digestive system and the endocrine system. This small organ is approximately six inches long and one inch thick. It is located in the upper abdomen and is attached to the duodenum, which is the upper part of the small intestine. It extends upward behind the stomach to the spleen. The pancreas is made up of two different types of tissue, the islets
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H. Best discovered the treatment we still use today. A patient with Type II or gestational diabetes they are treated by watching their own body weight, dieting, and exercising regularly.
Since diabetes mellitus affects up to 5% of the population of the United State studies nationwide are trying to find the cure for this deadly disease. Hopefully one day this disease which is among the top 10 cause of death in the United States will be cure.